1946: "An abandoned 14'x14' lookout tower was moved from Hobi Peak near Artic to Brittain Hill on the Humptulips, which furnishes additional protection to a vast area of second growth timber." (Annual Report of the Forestry Division)
June 13, 1957: "Mrs. Muriel Bodey of Route 1, Hoquiam, went to Brittain to start her fifth year as a forest lookout. Brittain is located about nine miles east of Humptulips. It is the fourth lookout station in Grays Harbor county to go on duty." (The Daily Chronicle)
National Geodetic Survey
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1953 (RAG) THE STATION IS THE TOP AND CENTER OF THE STATE FOREST SERVICE LOOKOUT HOUSE, BRITTAIN, LOCATED ON THE SUMMIT OF A LOGGED-OFF HILL, WHICH IS ABOUT 19 MILES (AIRLINE) NORTH OF ABERDEEN, AND 9 MILES (AIRLINE) NORTHEAST OF THE VILLAGE OF HUMPTULIPS.
THE LOOKOUT HOUSE IS A WOODEN STRUCTURE 10 BY 10 FEET AT THE BASE, AND ABOUT 20 FEET IN HEIGHT.
THE LOOKOUT HOUSE WAS ESTABLISHED BY DISTANCE AND DIRECTION FROM TRIANGULATION STATION BRITTAIN, DISTANCE BEING 17.022 METERS (55.85 FEET) NORTHEAST OF STATION TO CENTER OF LOOKOUT HOUSE.
STATION RECOVERY (1970)
RECOVERY NOTE BY NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY 1970 (LFS) THE STATION HAS BEEN DESTROYED. THE LOOKOUT HOUSE WAS TORN DOWN SEVERAL YEARS AGO.